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Expert ID: 736306 Washington, USA

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Shawnté Expert, serves as the Associate Dean of Health & Wellness at a very prestigious university. Shawnté has worked in higher education for over 14 years and has dedicated her time to improving the health and wellness of the campus community. She has also taught courses as an Adjunct Faculty member on health and wellness, first year seminars and Peer Education Leadership. In her current role, she leads a team of extraordinary professionals at the Student Health Services, Student Counseling Services, the Wellness Center, Disability Services, and the Recreation Center. Expert serves as the current Co-Chair for the Wellness and Health Promotion Knowledge Community, and serves on the Board of Directors for the American College Health Association, as a Member-at-Large. 
• Experienced mentor and consultant
• Experienced course developer for health and wellness
• Experienced and trained as a health and wellness coach 
• Nine years of experience advising student organizations 
• Strong communication, leadership and customer service skills
• Experienced Staff Development and employee wellness coordinator
• Highly effective at recognizing problem areas and generating solutions
• 13 years of student affairs experience in prevention and risk management
• Subject matter expert in Health, Wellness, Peer Education, Public Health, Leadership
• Experienced face-to-face, hybrid and online instructor utilizing online teaching platforms 
• Skilled in forming rapport and relationships with stakeholders to fulfill goals and objectives
• Nine years’ experience managing health administration/education/promotion/public health interns 
• 13 years of programmatic experience in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation 
• 13 years of experience in policy procedure review and compliance for Student Health & Wellness.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: seattle

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2019 Degree: EdD Subject: Educational Leadership & Management Institution: St. Thomas University
Year: 2008 Degree: MA Subject: Wellness Institution: Chatham University
Year: 2005 Degree: BS Subject: Health Education & Promotion Institution: East Carolina University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Dean of Health and Wellness Department: Student Success Responsibilities: • Serve as a member of the Student Success executive leadership team.
• Co-Chair the C.A.R.E. Team
• Responsible for providing strategic direction for a new vision for health and wellness at CWU
• Develop and implement a new collaborative integrated wellness model for the University, which creates a culture that values health and wellness as a key component of success for students.
• Coordinate with on and off campus stakeholders, with key programs and services to create an integrated and multi-dimensional model of health and wellness.
• Oversee Counseling Services, Student Medical Services, Wellness Center (Health Promotion), Disability Services, and the Recreation Center.
• Supervise five direct reports and responsible for an organization of approximately 60 full- and part-time staff, and over 180 student employees.
• Provide support for the Case Management office and staff.
• Oversee strategic planning, including resource and facilities planning; staff recruitment, assessment, and development; educational programming, outreach, and prevention efforts designed to build self-awareness, healthy habits, and resiliency throughout the student community.
• Provide support to faculty and staff who are invested in student success.
• Provide management of an $8.2M budget; accreditation, licensing, and certification processes; policy development and review; data collection, analysis, and reporting to internal and external constituents; and continuous improvement.
• Foster an atmosphere of student-centered collaboration, shared mission and purpose, and collegiality across all reporting units, and actively supports the strategic mission and goals of the Division of Academic and Student Life and the University.
Years: 2015 to 2018 Employer: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Title: Director, Office of Health & Wellness Promotion Department: Student Affairs Responsibilities: • Provided leadership, supervision, training, and evaluation of (4) professional staff including: Assistant Director of Health and Wellness Initiatives, Assistant Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, Health Promotion Coordinator and Project Coordinator, (4) graduate assistants, and (4) student workers.
• Determined measurable scales for growth, capacity and sustainability of the office.
• Collaborates with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that supports student health and well-being.
• Managed operating budget, making internal reallocations and requests for funding as necessary, which includes annual budget construction.
• Implemented campus-wide health initiatives and programs using evidence-based practices to influence healthier decision-making and behavior change utilizing the socio-ecological model.
• Oversaw strategies for fostering student engagement in health promotion and prevention efforts.
• Incorporated multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion.
• Coordinated in-services and provide resources to faculty and staff related to health and wellness.
• Provided consultation, and leadership for campus prevention initiatives that focus on the most significant risk factors for students, including alcohol and other drug use, stress management, and sexual assault prevention.
• In partnership with the Director of Assessment and Planning, conducted environmental assessments of student health needs and resources and use results to guide programmatic decisions.
• Researched best practices and services at other institutions and implement new initiatives based on this knowledge matched with the unique nature of the IUPUI community.
• Identified relevant grant opportunities and funding sources for department initiatives and more positions.
• Participated on the Student Affairs leadership team and other appropriate campus committees/councils.

Selected Accomplishments
• Created the 8 Dimensions of Wellness.
• Created Public Health internship program, and Job Shadowing experience for students.
• Created the Peer Educator course that was housed in the School of Public Health.
• Expanded new focus on health and sleep, life skills, and nutrition (Dietitian’s Dish).
• Hosted national Wellness Coaching training (Real Balance) at IUPUI for the state; this allowed all staff, the graduate assistant, and 2 peer educators to be trained and certified.
• Created 3 HR Health and Wellness presentations for employees at IU and IUPUI.
• Developed unit's strategic plan, goals, and measurable objectives in alignment with the direction and priorities of the division and campus.
Years: 2012 to 2015 Employer: UNC Charlotte Title: Health Education Specialist Department: Student Affairs/Center for Health and Wellness Promotion Responsibilities: Administrative
• Developed website maintained for the department.
• Participated in various Community and Campus Committees.
• Developed, Implemented and taught the Peer Health 2 Course, Health 3001.
• Updated, Reviewed and Developed Departmental Goals & Objectives and Policies.
• Hired, supervised and evaluated Undergraduate Assistants, Graduate Assistants and Interns.
• Developed and maintained professional development for staff, interns and Undergraduate/Graduate Assistants.
• Created and implemented yearly program calendar, budget, Satisfaction and Pre-Post Program Survey, Student Worker documents, manual and on-boarding process, and the Search Committee documents and rubrics.
• Researched and served as Principal Investigator over departmental grants.
Tobacco Clinic
• Utilized Motivational Interviewing for all consultative services and referrals.
• Presented tobacco treatment counseling for various population groups.
• Interviewed and coached clients via individual, group and telephone modalities.
• Performed follow-up contacts with program participants.
• Analyzed patient's assessment forms to attain relevant medical, social and psychiatric history.
• Compiled counseling session and patient interaction in the medical record.
• Collaborated with Student Health Pharmacist to manage inventory system of NRTs.
• Developed and maintained online web presence and resource management.
• Conducted tobacco education and treatment for campus clinical and counseling personnel integration trainings including preparation, program assessments, materials, follow- up with programs post-training, ordering and inventorying materials.
Health Promotion/Education
• Developed and Implemented the Wellness Passport initiative.
• Coordinated staff development for Center for Wellness Promotion.
• Created and developed presentations and outreach programs on sexual health, men and women’s health, nutrition, stress management, with an expertise in substance abuse prevention.
• Primary focus area: Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs and General Wellness topics; but still a generalist
• Conducted student consultations in the areas of Women's Wellness, Sexual Health, Healthy Relationships, Substance Abuse (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs), Stress Management and Time Management.
• Assisted with BASICS (alcohol and marijuana) student intakes as needed.
• Utilized Maxient to track and update students for violations of campus policy
• Utilized Motivational Interviewing for all consultative services and referrals.
• Ensured programs and presentations were based on theory and evidence-based practices.
• Served as a guest lecture on various wellness topics for professors and community liaisons.
• Maintained, updated and created brochures, displays, presentations and handouts.
• Lectured within the Peer Health I, Health 3000 course as needed.

Selected Accomplishments
• Developed, Coordinated, Implemented and Evaluated a Student Health Tobacco Cessation clinic.
• Created Public Health/Health Administration internship program, and Job Shadowing experience for students.
• Created and Advised G.A.M.M.A. and Wellness Ambassador Peer Health student organizations.
• Created the Peer Educator 2 course that was housed in the School of Public Health.
• Expanded new focus on health and sleep, life skills, and nutrition (Dietitian’s Dish).
• Developed, Coordinated, Implemented and Evaluated CWP marketing and branding strategies.
• Developed, Coordinated, Implemented and Evaluated UNC Charlotte tobacco policy marketing and educational outreach strategies for students, staff and faculty.
Years: 2006 to 2012 Employer: East Carolina University Title: Health Education Specialist Department: Student Health Services Responsibilities: Administrative
• Developed initiatives that promoted positive and low-risk health behaviors.
• Chaired Student Health Staff Development Committee
• Arranged all educational and professional development CEUs for Student Health Staff through EAHEC.
• Developed, Coordinated, Implemented and Evaluated Student Health marketing and branding.
• Website creation, development and upkeep for the Health & Nutrition Education department.
• Created and served as a site supervisor for Public Health, Health Education & Promotion interns in the Worksite Health, Community Health and Pre-Health profession options.
• Updated, Reviewed and developed departmental Goals, Objectives and Policies.
• Hired, supervised and evaluated Undergraduate Assistants and Interns.
• Ongoing professional development with staff, interns and Undergraduate/Graduate Assistants.
• Created and implemented yearly programming calendar and yearly programming budget, Student Health Employee Satisfaction; Student Worker documents, manual and on-boarding process.
Health Promotion & Education
• Planned, developed and evaluated programs for students, faculty, and Student Health staff.
• Collaborated with various campus departments on health and wellness programs.
• Counseled students in the areas of Women's Wellness, Sexual Health, Healthy Relationships, Substance Abuse (Tobacco Cessation), Stress Management and Time Management; referred to counseling center.
• Provided health education counseling to individuals, groups and campus organizations.
• Corresponded to all emails that came through the GotQuestions, anonymous email server.
• Served as a site supervisor for Health Education & Promotion interns in the Worksite Health, Community Health and Pre-Health profession options.
• Guest Lectured on various wellness topics for professors across the campus and community.
• Maintained, updated and created brochures, displays, presentations and handouts.
• Hired, supervised and evaluated student workers for the Health & Nutrition department.
Years: 2009 to 2009 Employer: East Carolina University Title: Assistant Director of Greek LIfe Department: Student Affairs Responsibilities: Assistant Director of Greek Life-NPHC & MGC March 2009 - November 2009
• Advised educated and assisted The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), Inter-fraternity Council (IFC), National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and the Inter-Greek Alliance Council in the areas of risk management, relationships with individual national headquarters, local alumnae chapters, judicial boards, health and wellness.
• Conducted leadership workshops and chapter development to enhance the student experience within their perspective Greek organizations.
• Utilized program planning, implementation and evaluation of the services offered by the Greek Life Office and other campus departments to students.
• Assisted in the daily operation of The Greek Life Office, fostering the vision, mission, and purpose of working with a very strong diverse student body population.
• Adjudicated hazing cases in conjunction with Student Conduct and national organizations’ office.
• Catered holistic services to the entire student, not just the social aspects of Greek Life.
Years: 2017 to 2018 Employer: Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis Title: First-year Seminar Associate Faculty Department: School of Liberal Arts Responsibilities: Religions, Conflict and Peace Themed Learning Community
• Themed Learning Communities are 8 credit hour blocks of courses
• Cohort of 25 students study disciplines in theme-based learning communities.
• Courses include integration of courses, field trips, and chances to adjust to college life
• This TLC will examine the interconnections among religion, violence, and peace, envisioning communication and engagement as tools for reconciliation.
• The First Year Seminar compliments and helps to connect all courses within the TLC to create a holistic learning experience.
• The course has its own content and objectives with an emphasis on co-curricular and experiential learning opportunities.
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: IUPUI Title: Adjunct Faculty Department: Fairbanks School of Public Health Responsibilities: • Course Developer
• Subject matter expert Health, Wellness, Peer Education, Public Health, CHES/MCHES Exam preparation.
• Instruct study sessions on CHES/MCHES National Certification exam for IU and Indiana residents.
• Expanded students' Peer Health education and leadership knowledge, beliefs and perceptions about health and wellness through exercises in self-examination and open dialogue.
• Expand discourse on topics vital to college students' health: alcohol and other drugs, fitness sexuality, nutrition, violence against women, bystander intervention, body image and other topics.
• Grade all assignments within appropriate and mandated timeframe.
• Utilized Canvas online teaching platform.
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: Central Piedmont Community College Title: Adjunct Faculty Department: Health Sciences & Education Responsibilities: • Instructed Personal Health and Wellness (HEA 110) course.
o 100% Online, Short session and full semester face-to-face
• Introduced students to the concepts of health and wellness.
• Utilized Blackboard online teaching platform.
• Graded all assignments within appropriate and mandated timeframe.
• Approved to teach Human Sexuality courses
Years: 2011 to 2014 Employer: Kaplan University Title: Adjunct Faculty Department: Responsibilities: • Instructed the Models for Health and Wellness course.
• Introduced students to the concepts of health, healing and wellness.
• Utilized online teaching platform.
• Graded all assignments within appropriate and mandated timeframe.
• Participated in all discussion forums at least four days of the week.
Years: 2009 to 2013 Employer: University of Phoenix Title: Adjunct Faculty Department: Responsibilities: HCA/240 Adjunct Faculty
• Instructed the HCA/240- Health & Diseases: Understanding Pathos of Pathology, per term.
• Introduced the student to the basic principles of illness and disease, and the impact of disease trends care.
• Reviewed the clinical manifestations of diseases commonly seen in health care.
• Covered topics included infectious and noninfectious diseases, AIDS, environmental health, cancer, and the promotion of good health practices. Students were introduced to the common medical procedures, and terminology used to diagnose and treat diseases.
• Graded all assignments within appropriate and mandated timeframe.
• Utilized university's online teaching platform.

SCI/162 Faculty
• Instructed the SCI/162 Principles of Health and Wellness class, per term.
• The content for the course was interdisciplinary- encompassing liberal arts, general education, skills for academic preparedness, college and life skills necessary for success.
• Reinforced the concept that learning effectively and living well involves both mind and body.
• Presented the fundamentals of wellness and preventive health including strategic planning to attain and maintain personal optimal health.
• Discussed physical and mental diseases along with the dangers of environmental pollution, stress, addiction, and other negative factors that can affect personal health.
• Graded all assignments within appropriate and mandated timeframe.
• Utilized university's online teaching platform.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American College Health Association
• ACHA Racial Marginalization & Health Inequities Task Force (*new)
• Senior Health & Well-being Leadership Taskforce Member
o Serving as a member of the inaugural taskforce
• ASPIRE Mentor
• Health Promotion Committee
o “How to Publish” webinar (wrote abstract, arranged presenters and served as the moderator)
o 2016 Conference Abstract Reviewer
o Graduate Member at Large
o Membership and Professional Development subcommittee
• Conference Reviewer, Presider and Facilitator
• Ethnic and Diversity Committee
• Regional Membership for American College Health Association
o Southern College Health Association
o Mid-America College Health Association

NASPA Member
• Peer Education Advisory Board of Directors, Member-at-Large
• Served as NASPAs liaison for the Interassociation Health & Wellbeing Roundtable
• WISA KC Leadership Team (East)
• Health & Wellness AVP Pre-Con planning committee – NASPA Strategies 2020
• Wellness and Health Promotion Knowledge Community
o 2020 Conference Planning Committee
Knowledge Community Co-Chair
Participated in planning committee for inaugural 2015 Well-Being & Health Promotion Leadership tract for NASPA Strategies Conference
• Abstract Reviewer for NASPA Strategies Conference 2015 and 2020
• Conference presenter in 2016 and 2017

NC Society for Public Health Education
• Mentor
• Program Committee Member
• CE Committee Member 2014-2015

Directors of Health Promotion and Education - Community Non-Member
BACCHUS & GAMMA Peer Education Network Member
Omicron Delta Kappa
Licenses / Certifications
American Cancer Society
• FreshStart Tobacco Cessation Facilitator Training
Real Balance Global Wellness Services, Inc. Certified Wellness & Health Coach


National Commission on Health Credentialing
• Master Certified Health Education Specialist
• Certified Health Education Specialist

Certified Peer Health Educator, Bacchus & Gamma

LeaderSHAPE group facilitator
American Lung Association Certified Freedom from Smoking Trainer

Trained through UMDNJ as a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS) Summer 2012
Professional Appointments
American College Health Association
• Board of Directors, Member-at-Large
• ACHA Racial Marginalization & Health Inequities Task Force (*new)
• Senior Health & Well-being Leadership Taskforce Member
Awards / Recognition
American College Health Association
• Evelyn Wiener Mentoring Award

IUPUI Women of Color Luncheon
• Recognized as a Founding and Influential Woman of Color at IUPUI

145th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Exposition
• ATOD Section’s College-Based Leadership Award Recipient

East Carolina 40 Under 40 Inductee
• Inducted into the Class; second class of inductees

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life – UNC Charlotte
• Faculty Advisor of the Year

Greek Life Office – East Carolina University
• Outstanding Faculty Advisor
• NPHC Chapter Advisor of the Year

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. - North Carolina State Leadership Conference
Medical / Professional
American Cancer Society
• FreshStart Tobacco Cessation Facilitator Training
Real Balance Global Wellness Services, Inc. Certified Wellness & Health Coach


National Commission on Health Credentialing
• Master Certified Health Education Specialist
• Certified Health Education Specialist

Certified Peer Health Educator, Bacchus & Gamma
LeaderSHAPE group facilitator

American Lung Association Certified Freedom from Smoking Trainer

Trained through UMDNJ as a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS)
Publications and Patents Summary
The Effect of Mentoring for Women of Color Health Educators in Higher Education (Doctoral dissertation, St. Thomas University).

Campus Wellness. In Supporting Neurodiverse College Student Success: A Guide for Librarians, Student Support Services, and Academic Learning Environments. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. [Book manuscript in progress]

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Invited Presentations and Keynotes

National Association of College Stores
• Leading Others (Mental Health & Wellness Part 2)

Health Services Professional Development Summit Keynote - City University of New York System
• The KEY to Student Success: Comprehensive Health and Wellness Services

Panel – University of Central Florida Graduate Student & New Professionals Symposium
• “How to Navigate Politics in Student Affairs”

Women in Higher Education Magazine – Interviewed by Karen Costa
• Article - “When the Holidays Are Hard: Surviving and Thriving This Holiday Season”

2018 SAAS National Conference Keynote
• “Your Wings are Ready – Thriving as Women of Color”

Indiana Recreational Sports Association, IUPUI
• “Get F.I.T.: Complimentary Practices for Student Wellbeing”

Indiana Society for Public Health Education Conference, Muncie, IN November 2017
• The Benefits of Mentoring and Networking

Zeta Phi Beta Indiana State Conference
• Keynote and Trainer for Undergraduates and Advisors

Keynote Speaker for Indiana State University's Student Success Conference
• How "WELL" Are You? Being F.I.Y.T. (Fearlessly Inspiring Yourself to Thrive)
• The Role of Mentoring for Student Success

Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, NC - Tobacco Cessation Prevention & Treatment

Cotton Street Commons, Monroe, NC - Tobacco Cessation: 10 Steps to Quitting

19th Annual Meeting & Educational Conference of Legal Support Staff of NC, Inc. W-S, NC
• The Struggle: Substance Abuse, Stress & Wellness

Anuvia, Charlotte, North Carolina - Tobacco Cessation: Strategies to Enhance Well-Being

Piedmont Area Substance Abuse Provider Assoc., Kannapolis, NC - Smoking Cessation 101
The Safe & Healthy Campus Communities Coalition (UNC System), UNC Charlotte
• Hookah & E-Cigarettes

UNC Charlotte Student Affairs Professional Development Series
• Persistence & Payoff: The Grant Writing Saga

Proposals Submitted and Accepted
ACHA 2020
• How to Publish Webinar – ACHA Health Promotion Professional Development Sub-Committee
o Moderator, Created Proposal
• Roundtable Session: Leadership Development for New and Mid-level Employees



NASPA 2020
• Co-Presenter: The relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Persistence, and Graduation Rates and Substance Use Behaviors among African American College Students.

NASPA Strategies 2020
• Leadership Development for New Employees, Pre-Conference Session
• The KEY to Success: The Impact of Mentoring on Women of Color Health Educators in Higher Education
• Recruiting and Retaining People of Color in College Health Promotion
• A Seat at the Table: Leadership Development for Upward Mobility, as a Roundtable Discussion Session

ACHA 2018, Washington, D.C. (Group Presentation; combined sessions into one 90-minute presentation)
• Achievement ideologies, organizational structures and well-being of black college students
• Examination of separate and unequal approaches to alcohol use among Greek-letter organizations

NASPA 2018, Philadelphia, PA
• Intersectionality of race, gender and living arrangement: How to create equity-minded alcohol prevention programs

AFLV 2018, Indianapolis, IN
• Beyond SexTalk and Cuffing Season: Planning Effective and Engaging Programs and Events
• #Turnup, #Kickbacks, #Mixology: The Impact of Risk Management for Multicultural & Black Greeks?

NASPA Strategies 2018, Portland, Oregon
• Unconscious biases, micro-aggressions and stereotype threats: Impediments to quality ATOD prevention efforts

2017 Mid-Atlantic College Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN
• Competency and Diversity: Recruiting and Retaining Students of Color to Health Promotion Programming and Peer Education
• Contributing to the field: Creating Internship Opportunities for Bachelor & Graduate Students in Health Fields

2017 American College Health Association National Conference, Austin, Texas
• Our Stories: Recruiting and Retaining Professionals of Color in Health Promotion
• Cultural Competency and Diversity: Recruiting and Retaining Students of Color to Health Promotion Programming and Peer Education

Indiana Society for Public Health Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN
• Utilizing Social Media as a Mentoring Component for Health Promotion/Public Health Students

Mid-Atlantic College Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN
• Poster - Contributing to the field: Internship opportunities for Bachelor & Graduate students in Health Promotion
• Tobacco Cessation: Bridging the Gap between Wellness and the Clinic - Mid-Atlantic

Indiana Public Health Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN
• Poster - Contributing to the field: Internship opportunities for Bachelor & Graduate Students in Health Promotion

IUPUI Student Activities Summer Summit, Indianapolis, IN
• How "WELL" Are You? Being F.I.Y.T. to Lead

AFLV Conference, Indiana, IN
• "Sister Circles: The "Tie" that Bind Us" AFLV Conference, Indianapolis, IN
• #Turnup, *Kickbacks, #Mixologv: What Greeks Should Know About Risk Management

NCSOPHE Midyear Meeting, Statesville, NC
• Contributing to the Field: Internship opportunities for Bachelor and Graduate students in Health Promotion
• Expanding Our Scope of Practice: The Many Faces of Hea1th Education

Southern College Health Association Conference, Concord, NC
• Contributing to the Field: Internship opportunities for Bachelor/Graduate students in College Health Promotion
• Tobacco Cessation: Bridging the Gap between Wellness and the Clinic

Williams' Leadership Education Conference, Raleigh, NC
• Mentoring Leadership: From Undergrad and Beyond
• Surviving to Thriving: Escaping Poverty & Increasing Emotional Wellness for Dynamic Leadership

NASPA Strategies 2015
• Tobacco Cessation: Bridging the Gap between Wellness and the Clinic

13th Annual Multicultural Leadership Conference, UNC Charlotte Multicultural Resource Center
• Mentoring Leadership: From Undergrad and Beyond
• Surviving to Thriving: Escaping Poverty & Increasing Emotional Wellness for Dynamic Leadership

12th Annual Multicultural Leadership Conference, UNC Charlotte Multicultural Resource Center
• Surviving to Thriving: Investigating Ethnic Identity & Holistic Wellness in Leadership Development

Southern College Health Association Conference
• Tobacco Cessation: Bridging the Gap between Wellness and the Clinic

Women of Color Leadership Roundtable, UNC Charlotte MRC & Women's Programs
• From Surviving to Thriving

Williams' Leadership Education Foundation Conference, Raleigh, NC
• Surviving to Thriving: Investigating Ethnic Identity & Academic Success in Leadership Development

11th Annual Multicultural Leadership Conference, UNC Charlotte Multicultural Resource Center
• How "Well" Are You? - Being FIT to Lead

Women of Color Conversation Series, UNC Charlotte MRC Center & Women's Program
• Today’s Woman

UNC Charlotte Student Health Nurses and Providers
• Tobacco Cessation: Bridging the Gap between Wellness and the Clinic

Women of Color Leadership Roundtable, UNC Charlotte MRC & Women's Programs
• Getting What You Want " Developing Personal and Professional Relationships

Williams' Leadership Conference, Raleigh, NC
• How "Well" Are You? -Being FIT to Lead!

ECU Student Health - Greenville, NC
• Teamwork & Teambuilding within the Workplace

State Conference Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
• Setting the Stage, Making it Bigger & Better

NC State University - Raleigh, NC
• College Karma Sutra

Southern College Health Nurses Conference, Greenville, NC
• College Karma Sutra

East Carolina University Student Health Services, Greenville, NC – Diversity 101

Sorority 101 Conference, Greenville, NC - Facebook & Myspace: Are They Really Your FRIEND
Vendor Selection
TeleHealth and TeleCounseling for university students

Immunization Records review and submission database (students and employees)
Other Relevant Experience
GRANTS

IUPUI Welcoming Campus Innovation Grant Proposal – Not Awarded $50,000 request
• Project Title: Caring for the future caregiver: developing wellness curriculum for IUPUI’s
Professional Students. Co-Written by: School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Law, School of Nursing, Health and Human Sciences, The IU Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and the IUPUI Office of Health and Wellness Promotion

Family and Social Services Administration - Division of Mental Health and Addiction
• Awarded for $309,204 for academic year (2-year grant)
• Co-Author for the Dual Campus Capacity for Strategic AOD Prevention
• Collaboration with IUPUC

American Cancer Society Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative
• Awarded for $20,000 for academic year
• Author for the Social Influence Campaign
• Collaboration with IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

NCAA CHOICES Grant Reviewer
• Selected as a Reviewer for the selection process of applicants

UNC Charlotte - Chancellor's Diversity Mini-Grant
• Awarded $1,000 to host Documentary and Panel Discussion on "The House I Live In"
• Co- Author

Mecklenburg County ABC Grant - UNC Charlotte Center for Wellness Promotion
• Awarded $50,000 for efforts
• PI for Wellness Promotion

Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch of the North Carolina Division of Public Health
East Carolina University (Student Health, Campus Wellness & Department of Health Education & Promotion)
• Co PI for the TRU Sustainability Project
• Awarded $50,000 for Tobacco-Free Colleges efforts

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